Panel discussion on unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents and human rights
This report presents the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) discussion, of which the objective was to identify challenges and best practices by countries of origin, transit and destination, as well as possible joint efforts to protect the human rights of unaccompanied migrant children and adolescents.
Handbook for Improving the Production and Use of Migration Data for Development
The Global Migration Group (GMG) produced this publication to provide guidance to producers and users of international migration data. It includes detailed accounts of changes in the field of migration data, thorough explanations of key definitions and concepts, and strategies to bolster migration statistics (e.g., administrative data and 'big data'). Readers will find the notes on 'good practice' to be of particular practical value.
Data Collection and Analysis, Chapter 2 of the Ten Point Plan in Action 2016 Update
The chapter within a larger UNHCR work The 10 Point Plan in Action addresses the management of mixed migration, or migratory movements where migrants travelling along the same route have different motives (such as seeking better economic opportunity or fleeing persecution).
Monitoring the Situation of Children and Women for 20 Years
This UNICEF paper discusses Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and their positive impact on ensuring data collection on women and children in low to middle income countries or helping countries measure attainment of Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). While explaining the development process and accomplishments of MICS, the paper does not offer explicit instructions for completing these surveys.
Migration and Youth: Challenges and Opportunities
This Thematic Report by the Global Migration Group (GMG) offers a comprehensive overview of the many facets of youth migration, from contexts of rural marginalization and environmental degradation where many young migrants begin their journey to the challenges they face in countries of destination, such as realising their rights, accessing decent work and social protection. It discusses a range of specific issues, ranging from employment to gender to health, education and participation.
UNHCR Resettlement Handbook
The handbook serves as a reference for NGOs and governments of resettlement countries on good practice and methodologies for effective resettlement of refugees. Besides defining key terms and outlining important legal frameworks such as the 1951 Geneva Convention, the handbook offers sections on the specific needs of refugees and, most important for data capacity builders, how to properly collect and store data on refugees and resettlement.
Anti-Trafficking Data Collection and Information Management in the European Union – a Handbook
The manual goes through, step by step, various aspects of human trafficking data, whether that be data collection methodology, data collection processes, or procedures for reporting. This manual also helps educate readers on the levels of skill, training and sensitivity needed to complete this work in the best way possible.
Measuring International Skilled Migration: New Estimates Controlling for Age of Entry
The authors aim to improve 'brain drain,' or skilled emigration, data sets by taking into account whether migrants to OECD countries attained their education or training in the home or destination country by using age at emigration as the determining factor. There is a literature review that references other similar studies for those with further interest. The data and calculations are listed in a succint, easy to follow format.